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as my start, including 13,000 new jobs in technology and industry alone. unemployment dropped from 9.6 when i started to 7.4 percent, third lowest in the state, and i said in other jurisdictions, i'll say it again, i think we contribute to marin and san mateo because we buy all the wine up north for all of our hotels and it's our airport that's keeping san mateo no. 1. so thank you very much for understanding that. but also to translate, that means 22,,000 or 25,000 san franciscoans are back to work and according to our federal labor department for the metropolitan area and just this area alone, we are the no. 1 job creator in the nation. no. 1 in san francisco. that's a credit to all of you. (applause). in commercial real estate we have experienced the strongest absorption rate since 1988, according to the 2011 data. this year we're looking to even best ourselves. we've got 78,000 square feet of positive absorption to date and forecasters are telling us to anticipate 1 1/2 to 2 million square feet by the end of this year. you don't need me to tell you how successful you are. ju
," and also tonight, technology correspondent david pogue. starting this week, he takes over as host of "nova sciencenow" here on pbs. that is coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: joan walsh is an editor at large for salon and the author of a new book, "what's the matter w/white people?: why we long for a golden age that never was." she joins us tonight from new york. >> thank you, tavis. good to be back. tavis: this title is provocative. "what's the matter with white people?" >> the title has three meanings, but we get stuck on one, thanks to mitt romney and paul ryan. why does it happen that 90% of identified republicans according to the gallup poll are white in a coun
national security threats, warning their technology equipment could be used for spying. >> susie: i'm susie gharib. it's that time of year again, earnings season, we look at what wall street's expecting from third quarter results. >> tom: and speaking of seasons, it's already looking a lot like christmas for the nation's retailers. this year could be the best ever for online holiday shopping. >> susie: that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! >> tom: two of china's top telecommunications companies are a threat to u.s. national security. that's the conclusion of the u.s. house intelligence committee after a year-long investigation into emerging technology giants z.t.e. and huawei. huawei says the report relies on rumors and speculation, and the company warns a trade battle could cost the jobs of thousands of workers in the united states. but, as darren gersh reports, there is growing bipartisan agreement that this is the right time to get tough on chinese cyber-theft. >> reporter: in unusually blunt language the bipartisan leadership of the house committee warned u.s. companies not to buy their br
is a new technology. it has a lot of potential in the field of medicine and the development of new drugs. i want to continue this research. now that i've received this honor i would like to or i feel i must contribute to society as soon as possible. >> professor yamanaka said he is honored to receive the prize alongside sir gruden. he spoke about the importance of yamanaka's work. >> he was amajor breakthrough because it showed you can derive embryo cells from adult cells by adding the right combination of genes. >> the announcement in literature is scheduled for this thursday. >>> delegates from more than 170 nations have gathered in india to talk biodiversity. they will discuss ways to use the earths plants and animals in a sustainable manner. the united nations holds the conference every two years. delegates agreed on rules for sharing economic benefits from genetic resources. the delegates set a target of preserving 17% of land. many governments have yet to s pass laws enforcing the protocol. the participants are expected to discuss how to secure funding to meet the targets agreed. >>
. but slipped into the red for the rest of the session. technology and consumer discretionary today's worst performers, and as we said, energy the only sector to end in the green. palladium, this is the metal that helps catalytic converters convert. it was the sole gainer among the metals today to rise to $658.20 an ounce. a stronger dollar weighed on gold though as the precious metal ended in the red for the third straight session, falling more than $10. and u.s. small business sentiment weakened in september for the fourth time in five months. the national federation of independent businesses said its optimism index fell to 92.8 last month as fewer small business other thans expected to hire and to make capital investments. david: we have all of this covered with todd horowitz in the pits of the cme, david is our resident bull, and tony is a growling bear. they're going to duke it out in our street fight today. let's start, though, with todd at the cme. todd, i was discouraged to see those few minutes at the end there of the trading session going down. doesn't foretell well for what happe
the ict or information and communications technology sector, to really be a leader in job creation and economic growth. it historically has been one of the most dynamic parts of the economy, but in recent years if you look at the statistics from the labor department, job growth and economic growth has slowed. i identified three basic areas where i thought the fcc could do more in those, with respect to the ict sector. number one, it was more internal. the fcc should act at the same pace as the industry that it regulates. one of the things i've heard from a number of companies and individuals that i've met with is that the fcc has sometimes not acted with much alacrity with respect to issues that are pending before the commission or in delaying action on other issues x. so i wanted to -- and so i wanted to think about different ways the commission could speed up its processes. second, i think that one of the key things that the commission can do and should do to enable more dynamic industry is to get more spectrum into the commercial marketplace. there have been a number of differen
110 points. volume deadly. nasdaq down 47 points. technology one of the weak spots today, down 1.5% on the nasdaq at 3,065. the s&p 500 weaker by 14, about 1%, at 441. we're moments away from the quarterly earnings due out from alcoa and yum brands. let's get today' market reaction. good to see you, guys. thanks for joining us. >> thank you. >> mike, what are you expecting out of earnings this season? >> i think we're going to have a negative quarter, maria. looks like we're down 1.21 according to the cap iq consens consensus. i think we're going to have weakness in the materials sectors. i think there's going to be a surprising strength in financials and consumer discretionary. >> i know i've asked this a million times, but is it priced into the markets we're going see a weak quarter, or do you think the central bank easing and the money flowing into the market has clouded things up in terms of what the market's expecting? >> well, i think the market is sort of expecting that they're going to be weaker than expected. i think you're right. i think we have a little bit of acid inf
of that technology. the second thing the arguing, and we aren't sure why, is there are getting in and hacking and snooping around all of our computer systems. looking at the electric grid, the water supply system. gerri: this does not make me feel good. >> you don't know why they're doing it. did they use it in some kind of warfare situation? that some point the mere threat of saying we could shut down the electric grid on the east coast of the united states. we don't want you to do a darn thing when we take over taiwan. >> the big 2003 blackout in the northeast, some people say it was triggered by a chinese actor who made a mistake. fifty americans died that time. also, a florida black of the some people attribute to china. they're going after the infrastructure backbone in the united states because in a wartime scenario it would be very useful to be able to shut down like. >> they would not even have to use it. it could threaten to use it. gerri: we are not the bad guys, we adjust the company tried to do business and compete on an even playing field in ur market. let's take a look that this
10% from the recent high, that was september 5th. there's technology, the weak link. discretionary, health care and even industrials also to the downside along with materials that often happens when the dollar moves up. finally, house which held up well recently to the weak side, owens corning came out, simon and talked about weaker 2012. >> bring in kenny pull carry, managing yet, i cap on the floor. what do you make of the move? >> about time, quite honestly. the market feels exhausted. in this 1440, 1460 for weeks. hit our head a number of time, unable to pierce it. this morning, wake up, more negative news out of the world bank, imf, on top of the asian news, european news, nothing getting better. quite honestly, i think the market is backing up. >> when i was on this pro, i think ten days ago, telling me how the market was basing very nicely assert itself higher, to greater highs. >> but i think in the end it will, but right now, as we move -- got to get through this, right in the market will repair for the negative earnings season that they think. here is what is going to hap
with the advance of digital technology these are no longer celebrities who have something to think about. kiss is just a kiss unless you are prince william and his future queen kate middleton. they live in the public eye with cameras capturing their every single move sometimes scandalously so but with all of the technology smart phones tablets telephone lenses there are up to the minute new questions about the issue of privacy where do draw the line. does ever-changing technology keep moving that line? for example and illinois businessman went to prison for taking pictures story hotel people of the fox sports host erin andrews clearly illegal what about the topless photos of the duchess of cambridge in france the publisher was fined and ordered to turn over the photos but if they were taken here in illinois it would be a different story says the privacy law professor lesley reese. to get these pictures, press reports say that photographer used a long lens about a half mile away on a public road. to give you an idea of how intrusive that can be we rented a similar lance sped it up here at the m
... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. melissa: remember this? israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu standing in front of the u.n. with a cartoon of the iranian nuclear threat. that was a couple weeks ago to get their attention and it sure did. now a new report says iran could be close enough to produce weapons-grade uranium to arm nukes. with me stuart holloway, former member of the u.n. security council. thanks for coming on the show. >> thank you. melissa: what do you think of this new report saying they may be able to produce enough uranium within two to four months? it shortens the timeline a lot. >> it sure does and disturbing to say the least but confirms what the intelligence community has said, which says it is not only the amount of uranium that iran needs to produce a weapon but the time in which it would take to convert that. so 25 kilograms are what they're looking for in the two to four months is a close window. now they don't know if they made the decision to convert but to have that capabi
is really embracing technology. we wanted to make sure we really had a system that would elevate all issues so we could address them in a timely manner. as you know, time is money. we have a construction management information system. it is a great tool to help us address construction and make it successful, as it is today. cmis is one of the first major tools we put in place. the next one is the san francisco online invoicing, where we are now working with the contractor and consultant to have them submit their invoices online. we are also working on electronic bidding systems. another way we can reduce the paperwork and all the other issues tied with the procurements. i live in san francisco. i am a rate-payer. i really care about the way we spend our money. systems like this that will allow transparency, clarity, accountability, and efficiency -- i think systems like this need to be applied to all parts of the city. we really strive to lead and embraced technology so we can be ahead of the game. [applause] >> we are spending $15 million per week just on our water system. that does not ha
their technology but still very much a technology that hasn't demonstrated what they and north korea have been claiming. when they claimed to launch satellite to extend their ballistic missile to say they could hit the u.s. some would say is not a reality yet. >> when someone is exacting a claim like, this you know what i mean washington and seoul would have factoried that in. simply the problems of the technical capacity -- >> absolutely. i think this is probably much more, if we want to explain it, a case of political rhetoric. the north feel compelled in the face of the extension of the missile capabilities and the result of the disagreement with the americans demonstrate they can respond in a way but perhaps most importantly, the military. we have seen the succession from kim oni will had a shift in central gravity. and yet the military remains an important actor in the north korean political environment, and i think what we're seeing is a government seeking to assure its key constituents and to send a signal to the outside world in the face of what they consider pressure from the south an
at all technologies and how price comes down. think about the price of a personal computer compared with the price of a computer today or the price of a dvd player. or even mp-3 player. somebody develops the technology. other people come along, use it and it's time to buy, they can make the product cheaper and that's real what he we are doing here. in many ways the brand name drug manufacturers are luckier. because they have a legislatively protected lot of contho >>> isn't it correct and fair to say that we need both generics and we need brands? not necessarily in that order? no brands no generics but they are both needed and needed urgently? >> absolutely&they are both required for effective and efficient market for prescription drugs. >> is that really your opinion, vicky? >> yes it is. >> i got another question for you. the fda has been without a fullrs worely on the fda to permanent . >> i see i've >> absolutely.120,000 workers. it's it's an extremely important agency. do you think it's unconchenable our legislature has not solved that problem? >> we have to understand that the
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technology. first was our steaming technology. the cafe steamers in 2008 and healthy choice cafe steamers was the biggest new strproduct of t industry of that calendar year. since then the steaming platform has been well. we have introduced the bakeden tr trays. that uses smart trays which allows you to bake a product in the microwave than you would in an oven in equal qual taity. >> first, you tried to make a giant acquisition and private label. you have keyed on making the small but valuable acquisitions that are bringing things to the bottom line. you still have a great balance sheet even after the acquisitions that you have done. >> jim, we stepped back a couple of years ago and said let's have a clear roadmap. we looked in the mirror and said we need to transform this portfolio to deliver the kind of shareholder value because of that we put together a disciplined strategy to go after three pilars or growth. it is based on the fact that over the last six or seven years we have improved our capabilities across all functions. and we have put an emphasis on cash flow. we have got a stron
. on the right shoulder. back to you. >> thank you. news,ay's technology release dates have been set for windows 8 telephones and another irds game. >> rob nelson has more. more signs the ipad mini is on the way. there's no confirmation from apple, but an announcement is t month. nex you will be able to order the first windows 8 phones later month. at&t will begin taking preorders october 21 with delivery early next month. two thirds of technology executives say romney would be better for their industry than barack obama. three-quarters of them expect the president to win the election. d inobama is a hea fundraising in silicon valley. it appears the force is with the hottest mobile game franchise. " going onar wars sale soon. we're here! [ giggling ] these days, nobody has time to get sick. mom, i don't feel good. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything from strep throat to sinus infections with no appointment necessary, so you can feel better in no time. nuteclinic, the medical clinic in cvs pharmacy, no appointme n
.c.? you have politicians bragsing about not -- bragging about not understanding technology and then voting on technology laws. you had the former federal trade commissioner say at this conference -- it was an antitrust class i once audited -- say that government agencies sue companies sometimes for all the wrong reasons. if silicon valley does something stupid, it's maybe self-correcting, but should we be more worried about washington, d.c.? >> should we be more worried about washington, d.c. than silicon valley? i think we should be worried about them for opposite reasons. the smartest people in america go to silicon valley. the most brilliant people in america whether it's mark zuckerberg or reid hoffman, they're brilliant, they're the best educated people. hoffman was at stanford, zuckerberg was at harvard, the elite now goes into the internet. that's where the smart kids go. so they're driving policy. the problem with america is given itself anti-political -- given its anti-political culture, the smartest people don't go into politics. and that process is come pounded -- compounded mor
a shift. a slow recognition of the power of this industry to create jobs, new technological breakthroughs, allowing us to bring much more energy to the market than anybody thought possible, and this is making a fantastic difference, and we can see too during this recession, our industry added about 400,000 new jobs. you look at what's going on in north dakota, in 2005, they produced 3,000 barrels a day. they're close to 600,000 barrels a day in their production. so if we had the power of government behind this revolution that's happening in the oil and gas industry in america, we could make such a big difference. we think within a dozen years, we could be fairly self-sufficient in our oil needs between ourselves, canada, and our bio fuels, and think of the world having that much extra supply from us. think of the stability of the world's oil market that we could bring to bear having that extra production coming from north america. so it's really critical that we have government, no matter who is elected supportive of this approach. connell: thank you very much for coming on. >> sure, than
used his technology and s discovery to make mainly gain. >>reporter: cell are known as induced stem cell or i p s cell. the doctor believes they will be used in practical therapy including treating eye disee le malar degerati. >> i ink is ready to yvshti colleagueescribe the doctor as humble. bordering on shy. they say he's unlike will i to change despite the intense international spotlight. >> i about i'm basic scientist. >> basic scientist. carolyn hnson repoing conats to him. >> noing bac aboutn austriareevil either. felix is about to take sky diving to new height. tomorrow a balloon will lift felix capsule from new mexico up to 122,000 feet. that's where he plans to jump in a pressurize suit and drop more than 22 miles back to earth. he know what is to expect after previous jump recently from 96,000 feet. fichlt standing there in a pressure suit the only thing you hear is yourself breathing and you can seethe curve of the earth and see the sky totally black. >>reporter: he's also trying to be the first man outside a vehicle to break the speed of sound. higher altitude f
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artifacts... ♪ to a high-tetech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challee, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. gerri: how bad things are in the all-important battle ground states. gerri: well, when you talk about the bottom line, there's a few things more telling than your income. what are you making? is it more than a year ago? less than a year ago? it's a measuring stick that everybody uses, but for americans around the country, income is not a good news story. we are worse off than four years ago when the president assumed office, assuming you were employed at all. median incomes tanked, 8% fall in four years. swing states across the country, the news is the same, that is. look at ohio where both candidates are campaigning today. incomes fell from $50516 to $45749 in just four years. now, the good news, unemployment fell from 8.6% to 7.2%, but the sting of the great recession never really left. foreclosures, for example, remain high. in florida, where obamacare struck a nerve with the statings nearly 3 million seniors, income femme to 42499 and same goes f
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screen theaters; the smaller theaters because of the cost of movies and technology has become more and more difficult to keep those alive; it is disappointing but at the same time in this case we are able to do something interesting and innovative, and potentially being able to have movies, and have restaurant-expanded space and do interesting events; i love the idea of micro-businesses. i have been to the space and courtland. innovative concept. with the pop-ups going up, different kinds of food businesses, it seems like a hot time for people to have an opportunity to try their hand of the space before they find a brick-and-mortar space. i approve. >> it could take the ability of have a movie house within the thing; i hope that the bib lebovsky is the first movie shown. >> on that motion? (voting) thank you the motion passes unanimously. you are now item 14, 2012.0662g, 3014 california street. >> good afternoon commissioners. item before you is a discretionary use. proposals to legalize conversion of the subject building from a two unit building to a single-family building; no ot
cuts for the wealthy, to gut investments for clean energy and research and technology and education. >> there were smaller groups of protesters outside and they were expressing their discontent like the federal crackdown on medical marijuana. there were some mitt romney supporters there as well. he stayed at the high yacht and earlier this morning we should see the motorcade. allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well on the campaign trail in the rain, mitt romney told supporters in virginia... >> america needs this, we must restore america's strength and i will do it with your help. >> mitt romney along with with the governor of virginia made a stop at an elementary school as the student started cheering as the motorcade raced by. you will find it in the video player on our front page. >>> police continue to look for answers after two people were shot to debt inside a car in west oakland. it happened just before 10:00 last night. police received several reports of fun shots in the area and witnesses say they saw somebody walk up to the car and fire. >>> attend-year-old auti
and student support services open, keep technology and instructional support up to date, and offset state budget cuts. i'm here with alyssa messer, an english teacher at city college of san francisco. she's the ppt of aft2121, the faculty union, and a proponent of proposition a. also joining us is starchild, a local activist with the libertarian party of san francisco and a former candidate for the san francisco school board. he's an opponent of the measure. thank you both for taking the time to be with us today. >> thank you. >> alyssa, i'd like to give you the opportunity it share the thoughts of your position. >> so proposition a is a temporary 8-year, $79 parcel tax on properties in san francisco. and that money would go directly to supporting city college of san francisco. city college is the largest work force training center in san francisco. we train students. we also help students learn english as a second language and then of course one of our primary missions is to help students, particularly low income and underserved students, move on to 4 year institutions. we serve nea
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of competitive rivalry from search technology. i will say a few words. the facilities doctrine is what judge bork ordered. everyone thinks they have seen a specialist in the flesh for. the idea is that if there is some asset of facility that is hard to duplicate, it is very costly to duplicate, the owner of the facility is excluding competitors from using it and that this has a few other elements as well. well, in case of internet search, and google's business practice specifically, the central facility is on google's page. there is only a limited amount of space that can come up on a page. so it is not possible that every competitor that thinks it is essential to be on google's page can be accommodated. so it's not clear how such a remedy would be feasible, even if you thought that it was necessary. necessary to do this in order to improve competition in way that would benefit consumers. in any event, the u.s. courts have been very reluctant to buy into the essential facilities and the theory that the supreme court has taken pains to say that it is very unlikely that an antitrust claim against g
has the technology and services to help you solve it. with the fidelity stock screener, you can try strategies from independent experts and see what criteria they use. such as a 5% yield on dividend-paying stocks. then you can customize the strategies and narrow down to exactly those stocks you want to follow. i'm mark allen of fidelity investments. the expert strategies feature is one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. now get 200 free trades when you open an account. >>> take a look at a live shot from athens. it looks relatively peaceful on the inside of the meeting but outside there's a lot of protests and demonstrators trying to get into or near that area. tens of thousands we are told on the streets of athens. that brings us to the "squawk on the street" question. this morning we are asking you, what a souvenir t-shirt would read like that describes merkle's visit? by completing the following sentence, i went to greece and all i got was this blank? a lot of responses, scott wrote and all i got was this expired bond coupon. you saw this coming. vi w
are the technological advances they hope to be able to make here with this mission. you know, just a few months ago i talked to felix baumgartner about this and with all of its inherent risks, and there are many, i asked him a key question, is he afraid of dying on this mission. take a listen. >> well, dying has always been part of my life. as a bait jumper you always face death on every base jump and so it's important you do your homework because you need confidence. you have to have confidence in your team and your skills and yourself and you always hope that you're not going to die. it might happen, but i'm going to put everything out there to make sure it's not going to happen. >> reporter: and felix baumgartner has a top team of aerospace scientists and others working behind him. it is very sophisticated in there. a lot of science and technology at work. it's been planned down to the "t," ashleigh. it looks like conditions are favorable for a launch. >> i just think it's great that there is this suborbital bailout science we will get from this as well. so his sheer will and fortitude could benef
technology that drills right down to the heart of the battle in key swing states. it's an even better way to show you the most critical battleground counties, and joining me now to show it off is chuck todd, nbc's chief political director and white house political correspondent as well as host of "the daily rundown" here on msnbc. and chuck, these are some of the most interesting counties, and i think that you've also come up with new names for all of them, correct? >> well, we have. first, yeah, a little bit of that. but look, every state, every swing state has that swing county, and we've identified the largest county in every state and we're going to give you a little taste of it in the mega state of flohva. that's what i've been referring to the big three of the battleground states, florida, ohio, virginia. i know, it sounds like a prescription drug ad you'll see that probably gets rid of aches and pains in your shoulder or maybe the aches and pains when it comes to how many tv ads you've seen. but here we are with florida. and let me show you, each state, the swing county that will t
, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the former football coach who plunged penn state university into scandal by his sexual abuse of young boys over many years was sentenced today. the judge called his crime a "story of betrayal." jerry sandusky wore a red jail jump suit and a smile as he entered the center county courthouse this morning, less than two hours later, the smile was gone after the 68-year-old learned he will likely spend the rest of his life in prison. lead prosecutor. >> i believe that the sentence that the court imposed today was a wise and proper one and that it reflectedded the seriousness of the defendant's crimes. the harm he caused and the need to remove him from society. >> woodruff: sandusky was convicted three months ago on 45 counts of sexually abusing ten young
of responsibility. ips is a new technology and it has a lot of promise in the field of medicine and the development of new drugs. i want to continue this research. now that i have received this honor, i would like to -- or i feel i must contribute to society as soon as possible. >> professor yamanaka also says he's honored to be awarded the prize aside gerden. >> yamanaka's work was a major breakthrough. primarily because it showed that you could derive embryo cells from adult cells simply by adding the right combination of genes. >> the announcement of the nobel prize in literature is scheduled for this thursday. japan's murakami is one of the writers favored to win the award. >>> delegates from more than 170 nations have gathered in india to talk about biodiversity. the united nations holds the conference every two years. delegates at the 2010 talks graed on rules for sharing economic benefits from genetic resources. the nagoya protocol included ways to safeguard. they set a target of conserving 17% of land and 10% of coastal and marine areas by 2020. but many governments have yet to pass laws en
differentiated into any kind of tissue you want. >> that's pretty exciting technology. what could be the next steps ahead? >> there are medical diagnostics. we need to understand differentiation about how this happens. then eventually, they're going to hope they will be able to grow tissue specifically tailored to individuals. >> exciting years ahead of us in this field. thank you very much for that. >> russia is due to open the second leg of the gas line to europe today. the first by -- pipeline has been pumping gas to germany since november last year. this will double their annual capacity to up to $55 -- 55 billion cubic meteres. gazprom is already looking at other lines. they have already warned about becoming too dependent on russia for energy. >> the first capsule with cargo left for the iss. >> it included ice cream, clothing, and cargo. >> i fancy some ice cream right now. stay with us more. we will have more at the top of the hour. >> see you soon. ????ovív"ddhú#$
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preorders october 21st, delivery early next month. 2/3 of technology executives think mitt romney would be better for their industry than barack obama. the same survey finds 3/4 expect the president to win reelection. so far he's ahead in fundraising in silicon valley. the force is with the hottest mobile game franchise angry birds "star wars" will be available next month.3q lysol knows the soft places we love could be home to bacteria. so use lysol disinfectant spray on soft surfaces everyday when you're cleaning up to kill 99.9% of bacteria. lysol. mission for health. >>> good tuesday morning. a few clouds out there, possibility for sprinkles throughout the day early this morning. mike says those of you north of the city far north have a better odds certainly everybody keep umbrellas handy. more coming up. >>> east bay parks police are warning people not to walk alone along a stretch of trail in bay point. a woman told list that a man with a knife sexually assaulted her around 6:00 -- yesterday morning. police are looking for an african-american man in his 40s, all black clothes, blue
by the department of technology, the department of emergency management, the police department and the municipal transportation agency. >> same house same call? this resolution is adopted. item 13. >> item 13 is an ordinance amending the administrative code to repeal provisions extending the expiration date of the 2003 minority women and local business enterprise ordinance. >> same house same call. this ordinance is passed in the first reading. item 14. >> item 14, determining that the premises to premises transfer of a type 48 on sale general public premises liquor license from 2700 16th street to 398 12th street will serve the public convenience. >> supervisor kim. >> thank you. i just want to acknowledge this item because i know that it has been one that the board, many members of this board of supervisors has been longing over the last year and a half since the eagle first closed last april of 2011. the eagle as many of you know is a long-time lgbt institution in the south of market and has been serving this community for decades and has one known for its fund-raising capacity through the bu
big right now is the broadband technology opportunity program, a federally funded project through the department of aging so we're working in 26 locations, our volunteers are trained to be tutors and trainers offering everything from basic classes all the way to genealogy and job search. >> to me, a computer aon auxiliary brain, it's like knowing how to use your brain, how important is that. i think it's important and possibly seniors, it's important for them to stay in touch. er >> people like facebook or skype so they can connect to their family members or see their family member's albums from far away. >> (speaking spanish). >> what we like to focus on is transferring skills from volunteer to learner to help them get on to facebook, find housing on craig's list, being able to connect with friends and family. >> i decided teaching them what i knew and that got me into wanting to give back and to learning more and how it works. >> i discover -- i discovered that seniors need a lot of review. >> i am beginner so little by little, i learn a lot now. >> i learned just the basics,
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